There are 4 ways to get from Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park by bus, ferry, car or plane

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Bus, Water taxi  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Greymouth to Richmond Nelson - Greymouth
  2. Take the Water taxi from Kaiteriteri to Totaranui

$94 - $139

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Bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Greymouth to Richmond Nelson - Greymouth
  2. Take the bus from Richmond to Takaka Golden Bay

$79 - $155

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Drive from Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park 398.7 km

$80 - $130

Bus, fly  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Greymouth to Westport
  2. Take the bus from Westport to Karamea
  3. Take the plane from Karamea Aerodrome to Takaka Airport

$340 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park. However, there are services departing from Greymouth and arriving at Totaranui via Richmond and Takaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 30m.

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The distance between Greymouth and Abel Tasman national park is 235 km. The road distance is 398.7 km.

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The best way to get from Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park without a car is to bus and Water taxi which takes 9h 14m and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 9h 14m to get from Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park, including transfers.

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Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Greymouth station.

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Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park bus services, operated by Golden Bay Coachlines, arrive at Takaka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park is 399 km. It takes approximately 5h 29m to drive from Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Abel Tasman national park. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park.
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  • Distance: 234.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 14m

What companies run services between Greymouth, New Zealand and Abel Tasman national park, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Greymouth to Abel Tasman national park via Richmond, Takaka, and Totaranui in around 10h 30m.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Greymouth to Richmond
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Greymouth to Westport
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Golden Bay Coachlines
Website
goldenbaycoachlines.co.nz
Bus from Richmond to Takaka
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
goldenbaycoachlines.co.nz
Book at
ticketapp2.ibooking.com
Bus from Westport to Karamea
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
goldenbaycoachlines.co.nz
Book at
ticketapp2.ibooking.com
The Heaphy Bus Company
Phone
0800 128 735
Website
theheaphybus.co.nz
Bus from Richmond to Takaka
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
theheaphybus.co.nz
Ferry operators
Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles
Phone
+6435278688
Email
cruise@abeltasmanseashuttles.co.nz
Website
abeltasmanseashuttles.co.nz
Ferry from Kaiteriteri to Totaranui
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
abeltasmanseashuttles.co.nz
Other operators
Golden Bay Air
Website
goldenbayair.co.nz
Plane from Karamea Aerodrome to Takaka Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$169
Schedules at
goldenbayair.co.nz

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